Free CompTIA A+ 220-1101 Practice Question

A technician is performing regular maintenance on a thermal printer in a busy shipping department where labels are constantly printed. After replacing the paper, the technician notices faint printing and poor barcode quality. Prior to declaring the printer as defective, which of the following is the MOST likely maintenance step that should be taken next to address the issue?

  • Print a test page to check if the issue persists.

  • Replace the printer with a new unit.

  • Switch to a different brand of thermal paper.

  • Clean the heating element of the printer.

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